[arch-dev-public] pacman root key issue with gnupg-2.1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Dec 1 03:33:18 UTC 2014

On 01/12/14 13:22, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
> [2014-12-01 12:14:34 +1000] Allan McRae:
>> With GnuPG 2.1, they have tightened up on keys without a passphrase.  We
>> don't have a passphrase on the root key in the pacman keyring...  This
>> means that things like adding keys (pacman-key --recv-key <keyid>) now fail.
> Strange, --recv-key works fine here, running gnupg-2.1.0-6 on a
> pre-gnupg-2.1 pacman-keyring.

How about --lsign?  The bug report (that I just added you to) mentions

My --recv-key issues may be independent.


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